BUSINESS AWARD LUNCHEON
Celebrating and recognizing Business Award Recipients
for service in 2016 to the Queen Anne Chamber & the Queen Anne community
Each year, the Queen Anne Chamber of Commerce celebrates the success of our business members with a special luncheon. This year’s Awards Luncheon was held on Friday, September 29th, at the World Trade Center Seattle, hosted by Port of Seattle, and Vulcan Inc. as Title Sponsor.
Awards are presented to businesses and not-for-profit organizations that have made significant contributions to our community. The 2016 award recipients are:
LARGE BUSINESS AWARD: Aegis of Queen Anne on Galer
SMALL BUSINESS AWARD: Willliam Isenberger, CEO, Axis Studios, Inc. (
COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD: Debbie Girard, Queen Anne Chamber website director
In addition, a special “Presidents' Award" was presented at the luncheon whose recipient was chosen by the Chamber’s co-presidents and given to a deserving person/business who has provided exceptional support to the Chamber throughout the year. The recipient of the 2016 Presidents' Award is Carol Jackson, long-time Queen Anne resident and community volunteer.
It was a terrific event, in a beautiful setting, thanks to our host, the Port of Seattle. A big round of applause Vulcan, Inc. for being our Title Sponsor.
PORT COMMISSIONER BOWMAN GUEST SPEAKER AT LUNCHEON
This year's Businesss Awards Luncheon speaker was Port of Seattle Commissioner Stephanie Bowman. In addition to her duties serving as Port Commissioner, she currently serves as the Executive Director of Washington ABC, a statewide non-profit organization promoting policies and programs to help economically-disadvantaged communities build assets through investments in education, homeownership, savings and small business development.